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i finished up on the spool install.i took it around the block and out the road a few miles.i could feel the resistance when i turned,but it drove great when going straight. i got back home and thought i would double check everything.i had to snug up my center section bolts a little,but it was my fau...
i got my center section together,axles in.almost ready to try,but it just snowed and its below freezing so maybe one day next week if it warms up. i have 3 things to test at one time. nitrous,spool and parachute. i guess i will launch it, run it through the 1/4 or 1/8 and pull the chute all in one r...
- Tue Dec 19, 2023 1:31 pm
- Forum: Introduce Yourself
- Topic: Back again after a few years away . . . . .
- Replies: 16
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love the car,i have a 66 but when i was a teen in the 70s-80s my first car crush was i wanted a 65 cyclone 289 4 speed bad. i just happened up on my 66 or i might have ended up with a 65.
- Tue Dec 19, 2023 1:26 pm
- Forum: 66 - 69 Comets
- Topic: Trying to track down 1966 Comet GT for my dad
- Replies: 4
- Views: 935
i know where one is but it was hit in the rear 20+ years ago and its been sitting in the weather ever since,pretty rough,needs completely gone through.. it was the original [problem child] comet. mine is problem child #2
i thought of an easy way to torque the ring gear bolts to the spool without putting it in a vice or trying to hold it with a screwdriver,etc. i laid my wheel on its side on the floor and put a axle standing up with the studs in the wheel holes and drop the spool on top of the axle,all the way down o...
i got my axles out,they look good,splines,bearings and all.i also got my center section out and apart and i have my ring gear put on my new spool.i need to knock-press the carrier bearings on my spool and i will be ready to put it back together. the carrier is the heavy duty with the 3/4 bolts inste...
i have only got caught in a rain a couple times in 40 years,i only get it out on nice days.i have never put a spool in anything before,im ready to give it a try.i think i will try launching it when i get it in,see what happens or find out where my alkalies heel is.
there is no way the ethanol free gas causes problems.its way better fuel.if its fuel related there must have been a flood or storm or some reason it had water in it.but i recommend using ethanol free gas in older engines or any hp application.